Janice Madden


Janice Darlene Madden, age 77, of Cullowhee, N.C., passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2021.

She was born on Oct. 17, 1943, in Los Angeles Calif., to the late Allen and Faye Easley Madden.

Janice enjoyed playing bingo and Yahtzee. She worked most of her life as a grouchy, big rig truck driver.

She will be dearly missed by her loving children, Jerry Lee (Tina) Misner of Pennsylvania, Candice (Jerry) Hancock of Texas, Dawn Misner of Cullowhee, Ginger (David) Crisp of Sylva; sister, Judith Rains of Cullowhee; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Alvin Madden of California, Bill Madden of Texas, David Madden of North Carolina, Tryla Boykin of Texas, Barbara Cauble of Texas; and granddaughter, Megan Misner.

Interment has taken place at Shook Cemetery, Tuckasegee, N.C.

Funeral Services have been entrusted to Appalachian Funeral Services, Sylva.